Gre Words 01

abase v. To lower in position, estimation, or the like; degrade.
abbess n. The lady superior of a nunnery (trưởng nữ tu viện).
abbey n. The group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of
monks or nuns (tu viện).
abbot n. The superior of a community of monks (cha trưởng tu viện).
abdicate v. To give up (royal power or the like).
abdomen n. In mammals, the visceral(nội tạng) cavity between the diaphragm(cơ hoành, màng ngăn) and the pelvic(khung xương chậu) floor; the belly (bụng).
abdominal n. Of, pertaining to, or situated on the abdomen.
abduction n. A carrying away of a person against his will, or illegally.
abed adv. In bed; on a bed.
aberration n. Deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course.
abet v. To aid, promote, or encourage the commission of (an offense).
abeyance n. A state of suspension or temporary inaction.
abhorrence n. The act of detesting extremely.
abhorrent adj. Very repugnant; hateful.
abidance(sự tuân theo, thi hành đúng) n. An abiding.
abject(hèn hạ, thấp kém, đê tiện) adj. Sunk to a low condition.
abjure(từ bỏ) v. To recant, renounce, repudiate under oath.
able-bodied(khỏe mạnh, cường tráng) adj. Competent for physical service.
ablution n. A washing or cleansing, especially of the body.
abnegate(từ bỏ quyền lợi) v. To renounce (a right or privilege).
abnormal adj. Not conformed to the ordinary rule or standard.
abominable(ghê tởm, kinh tởm) adj. Very hateful.
abominate v. To hate violently.
abomination n. A very detestable act or practice.
aboriginal adj. Primitive; unsophisticated.
aborigines n. The original of earliest known inhabitants of a country.
aboveboard (thẳng thắn, không che đậy) adv. & adj. Without concealment, fraud, or trickery.
abrade(làm bào mòn) v. To wear away the surface or some part of by friction.
abrasion n. That which is rubbed off.
abridge v. To make shorter in words, keeping the essential features, leaning out minor particles.
abridgment n. A condensed form as of a book or play.
abrogate(thủ tiêu, hủy bỏ) v. To abolish, repeal.
abrupt adj. Beginning, ending, or changing suddenly or with a break.
abscess(chỗ rỗ, ex:rỗ trên mặt) n. A Collection of pus in a cavity formed within some tissue of the body.